Tags » Sustainability

Trucking Salmon to the ocean to ensure future fishing

An article in Bloombergbusinessweek (april 7,2014) titled “In California,salmon hitch a ride to the sea”, describes the low water levels in California rivers this year prevent the young Chinook salmon from finding their way along the rivers to the ocean. 102 more words

Operations Management

Architetti che vogliono Trasformare la Città in Boschi

La disciplina che si occupa di studiare soluzioni innovative imitando i comportamenti e le tattiche della natura è detta Biomimetica (Biomimetics o Biomimicry in inglese) e a tal riguardo Cristiana Favretto mi dice: “ 156 more words

Architecture

National Trust's latest hydro up and running

Small and perfectly formed the 17kw Turgo hydro is now finally up and running. We have had some challenges getting the grid in place. Invoices being sent to the National Trust Scotland and for some strange reason they would not pay for our hydro…! 107 more words

National Trust

Urban Sustainability and the Simple Bicycle

As Americans grapple with a wide range of societal problems like obesity and other health issues, traffic gridlock and reduced family time, and socially isolated city-centers, we might stop to ask how we got this way and how we can change. 129 more words

Sustainability

Q is for Quokka

Quokka by David Burton on Flikr.

Quokka

A quokka is marsupial

so lives where it is hot,

it has a jumping habit… 295 more words

Poetry

CaixaForum, Madrid: Say what you see #02

The CaixaForum in Madrid by Herzog & de Meuron is a cultural centre and museum and opened in 2007. The visible brick to the lower floor is ‘classified’ and was retained from its previous life as the Central Electrica Power Station. 122 more words

Progressive Heritage

P is for Pelican

Pelican photo by Richard Taylor on Flikr.

Pelican

A pelican is mainly bill

to net a shoal of fin and gill,

he likes to scoop and then consume… 223 more words

Poetry